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Volotea reveals its 10 years anniversary aircraft

Volotea presents its anniversary aircraft, named Lázaro Ros in honor of one of the company's founders. This aircraft was designed both to celebrate the company's 10th anniversary, but also to project itself into the next 10 years. The metallic colors of the aircraft represent the...

SITA technology enhances communications, efficiency, and safety in Polish airspace

The Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) has selected global air transport IT provider, SITA, in a four-year contract to digitally transform air/ground communications and boost air traffic safety and efficiency. Eight of Poland’s international airports will be participating:...


Qantas & Airbus joint investment to kickstart Australian biofuels industry

Qantas Group and Airbus will invest up to US$200 million to accelerate the establishment of a sustainable aviation fuel industry in Australia, in a landmark agreement.The Australian Sustainable Aviation Fuel Partnership was signed by Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce and Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury in Doha today, ahead of the IATA AGM. Due to the lack of a local commercial-scale SAF industry, A...

Qatar Airways Group announced record profit in its 25 year history of US$ 1.54 Billion

Qatar Airways Group celebrates its milestone 25th Anniversary year of operation with its strongest financial performance reflected in its published annual report for 2021/22, 200 per cent above its highest annual historical profit.  In the most difficult period ever in the global airline industry, the airline credits its positive results to its agility and successful strategy which conti...

CONDOR chooses Lufthansa Technik new floor heating system HeatNOW

Condor and Lufthansa Technik have signed a contract for the installation of Lufthansa Technik's newly developed HeatNOW floor heating system in the A320 aircraft fleet. Cold spots in aircraft are a well-known problem: While the passenger cabin is zone-controlled to comfortable temperatures at outside temperatures of -52 °C, it can get as cold as -10 °C in the galleys during a f...

Flying Green targets lower fuel consumption - Safran SFCO2 service

Newly launched French airline Flying Green has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Safran Aircraft Engines for the use of its SFCO2 fuel optimization service. As part of the agreement, the two companies will conduct collaborative research into the use of SFCO2 for the Orly-based airline’s new fleet of Airbus A320 neo and A321neo aircraft, aimed at  assessing sav...

Air Nostrum Group became Airlander 10 launch airline customer

Hybrid Air Vehicles signed an aircraft reservation agreement with Air Nostrum Group for Airlander 10. The landmark partnership sees Air Nostrum Group reserve ten 100-seat Airlander 10 aircraft for delivery from 2026 onwards, with a view to begin operations as launch airline.  While the Air Nostrum Airlander 10 fleet is set for initial operations across Spain, HAV plans to la...

SunExpress selects Safran Z200 Economy Seat

With service scheduled to begin in spring 2023, SunExpress will be the first airline to introduce the Z200 Economy Class seat on the Boeing 737-8 aircraft. SunExpress has selected the Z200 seat, the latest addition to Safran Seats' Economy short-and medium-haul range, to be fitted on its 33 line-fit Boeing 737-8 aircraft. This seat is a perfect combination of comfort, lightness and durabili...

SmartLynx Airlines invites applications for Airbus A320 type-rating

SmartLynx Airlines Training Centre invites candidates to apply for pilot training in the 2022 autumn session. The company organizes the Airbus A320 series type rating course and trains the next generation of pilots for some of the best-selling aircraft in the world. Those who successfully obtain the qualification are offered a pilot’s position. SmartLynx Airlines Training Centre...

Etihad Cargo Signs MOU for Sustainable Pharmaceutical Transportation Solutions

Etihad Cargo has entered into a memorandum of understanding with B Medical Systems. The MOU, which was announced during the BIO International Convention, being held in San Diego, USA, from June 13-16, 2022, will see Etihad Cargo partner with B Medical Systems to develop and launch an airline-specific passive temperature-controlled solution for the transportation of life-saving drugs, vaccines...

Avion Express opens doors to a career in aviation

Avion Express is expanding and invites passionate and bright individuals to become their flight crew members. All those interested in career opportunities in the skies are invited to participate in an open doors event, which will take place on June 21st in Dublin. Looking for additions to crews According to Laura Macutkevic, Vice President for People and Culture at Avion Express, t...

Ground handling IT system issues in aviation are main problems for stalling growth

IT system issues in aviation and its segments like ground handling have been a persisting headache for the industry. Even with the ongoing aviation digitization, many of the used systems are still too sluggish and too rigid to catch up to the growing need for up-to-date solutions. This staggers the overall growth, pilling up the returning problems for the whole industry. Ground handling, which...

airBaltic: passenger numbers Up & cooperation with Lufthansa on flights from Tampere to Frankfurt and Munich

During May 2022 airBaltic has carried 284 700 passengers – 323% more than during the same period last year. In May 2022, airBaltic performed 3 490 flights.  Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic commented: “Now that most Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted in many parts of the world, we see passenger demand growing for both business and...

Carbon-neutral air travel options directly in flight booking process - SWISS

SWISS has newly integrated the options it offers its customers to make their air travel carbon-neutral into the flight booking process. The new facility makes it much easier for the customer to purchase sustainable aviation fuel or to invest in the climate protection projects of the Swiss-based myclimate foundation. Further sustainability options are also being developed.  SWISS has s...

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Aircalin signs contract for pilot training at AATC in Singapore

New Caledonia Aircalin has signed a contract with Airbus Asia Training Centre for the provision of flight crew training for its A320 and A330 pilots. Under the agreement, up to 35 pilots fro...

Etihad Airways ‘Sustainable 50’ A350 made inaugural flight to New York

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